Chiquita Water Reclamation Plant Phase III

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Margarita Water District
Document Title
Chiquita Water Reclamation Plant Phase III
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Wastewater Treatment Plant
Document Description
The proposed project would take place within the existing facility boundary. The project would increase the existing facility's capacity to treat an estimated 9 mgd of wastewater. In addition to the increased capacity of wastewater treatment at the existing facility, modifications would add enhanced treatment for approximately 5 mgd. The tertiary treated water to be used for irrigation purposes. Please see Section 2.0, Project Description, for additional details.

Contact Information

Jaime Aguilar
Agency Name
Santa Margarita Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Juan Capistrano
Cross Streets
Ortega Highway/Antonio Parkway
San Juan Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Development Types
Waste Treatment:Other
Local Actions
Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife, Public Health and Safety

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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